School Choice Options in Arkansas
Public School Open Enrollment
State allows parents to choose any traditional public school for their child, regardless of location?
Public Charter Schools
State has a charter school law allowing for the creation of charter schools?
Public Magnet Schools
State permits public magnet and theme-based schools?
State offers free, full-time online academies, either run by the state or independent organization?
Private School Choice
State offers a private school choice scholarship or tax deduction program?
Parents are free to educate their children at home (homeschooling)?
Arkansas Celebrates National School Choice Week
Arkansas Coalition School Choice Rally
January 25, 2017 at 10:00am
500 Woodlane St, Little Rock, AR 72201
Students, Teachers, and School Choice Supporters from across the state are hosting a rally to share their message with Arkansas: School Choice Works!
NWA School Choice Festival
January 14, 2017 at 9:00am
The Jones Center, 922 E Emma Avenue - Springdale, AR 72764
Visit all of Northwest Arkansas’ schools under one roof during the NWA School Choice Festival! Learn about your options for the 2017-2018 school year and see why school choice empowers everyone! Free Admission – Live Music – Refreshments – Arts & Crafts – Scholarship Fair
Arkansas Leadership Makes It Official
January 22-28 2017 is School Choice Week
Governor Asa Hutchinson has officially proclaimed January 22-28 2017 as "School Choice Week" in Arkansas.
Officials in the following cities and counties have officially proclaimed January 22-28, 2017 School Choice Week:
- Cedar Ridge
- Pine Bluff
- Helena-West Helena
For more information, read news releases about specific events planned for the Natural State.
Members of the media can request a list of school leaders in their state, who can discuss their participation in National School Choice Week by contacting Shelby Doyle at firstname.lastname@example.org
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